horngems midtown concerts logo           Donate button

Renaissance Love Songs

Watch online here

View the program

Western Wind 2022 webRenaissance love songs from the passionate, sexy, and silly to the elegant and ribald by Lassus, Marenzio, Monteverdi, Gesualdo, Bateson, Morely, Weelkes, Josquin, and others.

Christina Kay & Elizabeth Van Os ~ sopranos
Eric S. Brenner ~ countertenor 
Todd Frizzell & David Vanderwal ~ tenors  
Steven Hrycelak ~ bass

Since 1969, the internationally acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind has devoted itself to the special beauty and variety of a cappella music. The ensemble’s repertoire reveals its diverse background: from Renaissance motets to Fifties rock ’n’ roll, from medieval carols to Duke Ellington, from complex works by avant-garde composers to the simplest folk melodies.

Artist website

1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

In person at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E 29th St, New York City

Live stream details: You can watch it on your computer in any of two places by clicking on the name you wish: our website or YouTube.

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Time: Thursdays, 1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Concerts are in person at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street, New York City, AND live streamed.